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Location Pakistan, Kashmir
Central coordinates 73o 37.00' East  34o 31.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 13,593 ha
Altitude 2,134 - 4,733m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Cheer Pheasant Catreus wallichii resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
White-cheeked Tit Aegithalos leucogenys resident  2004  present  A2  Least Concern 
Brooks's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus subviridis breeding  2004  present  A2  Least Concern 
Tytler's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus tytleri breeding  2004  present  A2  Near Threatened 
Kashmir Flycatcher Ficedula subrubra breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Orange Bullfinch Pyrrhula aurantiaca resident  2004  present  A2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Machiara Game Reserve 13,537 is identical to site 13,537  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane coniferous forest (mont temp/subtrop); Montane mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 100%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Machiara National Park. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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